2020 Week 9: Packers at 49ers
The Packers had multiple takeaways in a game for the first time in 2020, an encouraging development.
The Packers saw a few key players leave Thursday’s game with injuries, but controlling the action early helped alleviate any additional stress that placed on the team’s depth.
Zach and Alex give their rapid reactions to the Packers’ runaway win over the decimated 49ers.
With all the injuries on both sides, it can’t be a full on exorcism, but Aaron Rodgers and Matt LaFleur shook off a rough pair of games against the 49ers last season to light up short-handed San Francisco for a bit of redemption.
Dexter Williams and Krys Barnes also are out for the game
Alexander left the game in the second quarter.
It’s an early 7-0 lead for the Packers against the 49ers on Thursday night.
Green Bay’s star running back will suit up tonight after missing the past two games.
One of the Packers’ more dynamic playmakers will not be eligible to play tonight, with the team electing to keep him on injured reserve for another week.
With the game still set to take place, there are myriad ways to watch this Thursday night broadcast.
Three more key players for San Francisco have been deactivated for Thursday’s game, one of whom was already likely to sit out due to injury.
A day before they take on the Packers, the 49ers have a positive COVID-19 test.
Jamaal Williams and Kamal Martin ruled out for Thursday after being designated as ‘high-risk close contacts’
Williams and Martins were found to have been in close enough contact with A.J. Dillon to be a risk for transmission.
The 2020 second-round pick tested positive for the virus this weekend.
Two more critical 49ers players are out for an extended period, leaving San Francisco to face the Packers without nearly every player who was critical in their two wins a year ago.
Matt LaFleur admitted the Packers knew what the Vikings were going to do and still couldn’t stop it, just like the NFC Championship Game against the 49ers. A repeat performance Thursday could spell the end for the man responsible for finding ways to get stops.